Navis Capital Partners has exited its controlling stake in India's Classic Stripes in a buyback led by the family of founder Kishore Musale, with the backing of KKR. The deal is said to be worth INR3.6 billion ($54 million).
As warning signals of a global economic downturn become increasingly convincing, private equity portfolio companies are likely to come under pressure. Investors are advised to prepare carefully
Private equity investors are guardedly optimistic about Indonesia, with positive sentiment about government reforms and rising deal flow tempered by concerns about the difficult investment environment.
After a major turnaround for Texon International, Navis aims to reinforce management's strengths and help the company reach the next level
Navis Capital Partners has acquired Hong Kong-based footwear component manufacturer Texon International Group for $75-$125 million, AVCJ understands, buying a controlling stake held by Barclays Ventures.
Partners Group lost out to Navis Capital Partners when Guardian Early Learning was put up for sale three years ago. The firm wasn't going to let the opportunity slip from its grasp a second time
Partners Group has bought a controlling stake in Australian early childhood education provider Guardian Early Learning Group from Navis Capital Partners at a post-deal valuation of A$440 million ($313 million)
Navis Capital Partners saw in ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering a potential leader in the hazardous waste management industry. Getting there was tougher than expected
Having acquired Golden Foods Siam from a foreign parent that didn't want it and given management the resources to pursue expansion, Navis Capital Partners has sold the business to a strategic buyer for a 3.4x return
Navis Capital Partners is set for a 3.4x return on Thailand-based poultry producer Golden Foods Siam (GFS), having agreed to sell the company to BRF, a leading processor of chilled foods in Brazil, for $360 million.
Beyond Navis Capital and Northstar Group, there are few Southeast Asia-focused GPs of meaningful scale. The lack of integration between markets in the region remains an issue
Southeast Asia has a lot to offer GPs who can handle its unique challenges and capabilities, recent economic volatility and the impact of China's slowdown notwithstanding, investors told the AVCJ Forum.
Social and governance issues may not command the same level of attention as environmental factors, but GPs are nevertheless highly aware of their importance - before and after making an investment
Navis Capital Partners sold ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering, a Singapore-based hazardous waste management firm, to Beijing Capital Group (BCG) for S$246 million ($179 million)
Southeast Asia continues to be a challenging environment for new fund managers, but many GPs have found ways to market their products. Reaching LPs’ required standard of competence is the key.
A mainstay of private equity in the US and Europe, it is hoped that corporate carve-outs will play a larger role in Asia. Success rests on innovative deal-sourcing and careful management of multiple stakeholders
Malaysian confectionary manufacturer Cocoaland Holdings, which has been targeted by Navis Capital Partners and EQT Partners, has received a buyout offer from a consortium including Hong Kong investment company First Pacific.
Navis Capital Partners wanted to let the management of Golden Foods Siam off the leash. Six years in, initiatives are taking wing and the company has established itself as Thailand's third-largest chicken producer
Malaysian confectionary manufacturer Cocoaland Holdings has rejected a takeover bid from Navis Capital Partners that valued the company at MYR377.5 million ($104 million).
Navis Capital Partners has appointed Hugh Dyus, who until last year was head of Asia private equity at Macquarie Funds Management, as a partner based in Hong Kong.
Nothing is off limits now when LPs are conducting due diligence on private equity firms as investors respond to issues such as regulatory change, according to Rodney Muse, co-founder and managing partner of Navis Capital Partners.
Malaysia-based GP Navis Capital Partners has agreed to buy Domestic Medical Division (DMD), the cold chain medical equipment unit of Sweden's Domestic Group. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
With an emerging middle class willing to pay a premium for better services, Southeast Asian education has clear attractions. But investors seeking scale opportunities must pick their markets and strategies carefully.